Happy Thanksgiving to you all! I’m thankful for my friends, family — and you, my readers. Thank you so much for sharing and passing the word about my novels, for leaving reviews, for contacting me with your thoughts, for your support — for being people who read! I love know ing you’re out there. You’re… Read More Happy Thanksgiving from the Writing Desk (or rather, the kitchen counter)
My mother’s been calling more than usual. This morning she set aside her chirpy voice as she told me about another memory lapse, this time on the way to the Honda dealership. She’d started off in the right direction and then forgotten exactly where the dealership was located. I’m thankful that she knew enough to turn around, go home,… Read More Early Thanksgiving
Just until next week. Not feeling chatty at the moment, plus busy Thanksgiving weekend coming up. I’m looking forward to the busy-ness, which will be people-oriented. This, I think, will do me good. Get outside myself, you know what I mean? And, yum, turkey and stuffing and mashed potatoes and pie!
Maybe all that regrouping of the first 120 pages wasn’t a waste of time. It felt like it last week, yet right after I wrote the Growing Pains post I went to my favorite bakery cafe, Baker & Spice, with my novel journal to brainstorm yet further. A funny thing happened between sips of nonfat chai… Read More Not a Waste, After All
Last night I feasted at the home of two of my dearest friends. There were 12 of us plus children. I told my friends about this blog, mentioning that I focus on my life as a writer. I said, for example, that I wouldn’t write about our Thanksgiving dinner because we didn’t talk writing or… Read More Post Turkey Day Quickie